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The USA Women s Soccer Team did what the men couldn't in 2012...leave Music City on a high note.
"They showed that the girls soccer team is better than the guys team so girls can actually play soccer too," 13 year old Emily Sosnowski said. "I think we're actually better."
Sosnowki and her friends braved the cold Nashville air for a chance to see their role models, take on Scotland Wednesday at LP Field.
"I love the USA soccer team," Sosnowski said. "I love watching Alex Morgan, Hope Solo and Abby Wambach and Tobin Heath. I just love the USA team they're really awesome."
It was the first time the team played in Music City since 2004. On that occasion they beat Canada. Nine years later the players have changed but the team's success continues.
Eleven-year-old Abigail Williams says one of her favorite players is Abby Wambach, who was voted the best player in the world in January.
On Wednesday, Wambach became the only 8th player to make 200 appearances for team USA and inspired little Abigail to keep playing.
"I'm very excited because I play soccer too," Williams said.
The team is so good in fact, they've even become role models for the guys.
"It's great that they came down here," Ardlan Khalili said. "You can see a lot of people came out to support USA. It's just a great thing for Nashville."
Wednesday's game drew 14,224 fans, setting a record for the largest attendance at a women's soccer game in Tennessee history.
Wednesday, February 13 2013, 10:56 PM CST
Haslam's chief deputy Claude Ramsey to retire
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Gov. Bill Haslam says chief deputy Claude Ramsey is retiring at the end of August to spend more time with his family in Chattanooga.
The Republican governor said in a news release on Wednesday that the 70-year-old Ramsey has been integral to his administration on key initiatives that include civil service reform, economic development efforts, workforce development training and improved operation of state government.
Ramsey was elected to the General Assembly in 1972 where he served four years in the House. He was Hamilton County's mayor for 16 years.
His last day on the job is August 31.
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